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Aged / Disability Support Worker

Life Without Barriers - Perth, WA

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Permanent Part Time
ABOUT THE ORGANISATION

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Join a growing team in Broome who are committed to supporting our aged care community, people with disabilities and people with mental health issues.

You will play an important role in supporting and empowering people with varied disabilities to live in and access the community independently and to achieve their individual goals.

Our supports include a range of day-to-day activities, such as preparing meals, assisting in the bathroom and engaging in the community in a way that’s safe and enjoyable.

Experience and training is not essential because we recruit based on attitude and how your values align with the values of LWB. We have full time hours available but we are also keen to speak to people who need more flexibility in their working week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Support in day to day living, promoting cooking, housekeeping, hygiene, shopping and other essential appointments
  • Promote and assist Clients to achieve goals identified in Person Centred Plans
  • Assist Clients to develop independence
  • Utilise positive behaviour strategies
  • Maintenance of progress notes and record keeping
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
  • Understanding of working with people with challenging behaviour and/or people with a disability or mental illness
  • Competent computer skills to complete online training and administration tasks
  • A current Senior First Aid Certificate (Provide First Aid & CPR)
  • A current unrestricted Driver Licence
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate
  • NDIS Worker Screening Clearance

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the position)

BENEFITS
  • Salary packaging – meaning you can pay less tax and increase your take home pay
  • Flexible, family-friendly culture that will enable you to balance family and work obligations
  • Ongoing training and career development opportunities
  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations